This action packed calendar art print depicts
a band of rowdy trail hands on their way to town after the roundup.
I purchased this calendar print title Taken Off
and After the Round-Up as a matched pair. I purchase
another calendar shown below of the same image that was titled
Pay Day. All the calendars were from the Thos. D. Murphy
Sizes I have found:
11 1/2 x 16 inches
18 x 25 inchs
From a 1954 painting titled: Payday
Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches
From the Calendar: Pay Day - At last its
time to ride into the nearest town for a much needed change
of scenery, a hot bath, a little whiskey (more-or-less), a poker
game, the sight of a woman, and maybe even a real bed. Theres
no restraining force strong enough to hold back these rough
cow-pokes as they come roaring in from the range on pay day.
Yes its been blistering hot, parching dry, and a regular
whirl-wind of dust for days on end. Not only are these hard
riding cow-hands really ready to let-loose, but
their faithful quarter horse mounts are responding also to the
pent-up enthusiasm which accumulates during the long, hard days
of riding herd. Therell be a hot time in the old
town tonight if these paid-off ranch-hands have anything
to say about it.
Artist Olaf Wieghorst came to this country in 1918 from Denmark.
His constant association with life in the western United States
has given him an opportunity to put realism in his action-packed